All students enrolled in programs leading to A.A., A.S., and baccalaureate degrees
are required by the State University of New York to complete 30 credits of SUNY-GER
general education in a minimum of seven of 10 areas. Students must take at least one
course each in both Mathematics and Basic Communication and in five of the following
Other World Civilizations
Students who are planning to transfer to SUNY baccalaureate programs are strongly
encouraged to take three of the five courses in Natural Science, Social Science, and
the Humanities, as these areas are required in nearly all bachelor’s degree programs.
In addition to the seven of 10 course requirement, students must also demonstrate
the following competencies, which are infused throughout the General Education program:
Critical Thinking (Reasoning)
See list below to determine which Suffolk County Community College courses fulfill
the SUNY General Education requirements.